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Name Official number Flag IMO
LION  115945  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1902  1902/10   
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
George Brown & Co, Greenock Garvel Shipyard  11 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
87 grt / 5 nrt / 75.4 ft  19.3 ft  9.4 ft   
Engine builder Muir & Houston Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
T3cyl 13"22"35"x24" 70nhp 550ihp 9kn 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Associated Portland Cement Manufacturers (1900) Ltd, London  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1927 The Associated Portland Cement Manufacturers Ltd, London 
Vessel history
27/Nov/1939 requisitioned for RAF balloon barrage service.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1941  Mined 06/01/1941 
Disposal Detail
6/1/1941 foundered, with loss of all crew, after hitting mine, 2½ cables from No.5 Medway Buoy, 2 miles from Garrison Point, Sheerness. 
 

 



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